A Billion Dollars a Day

A Billion Dollars a Day

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Why do Europe, the United States, and some key Asian countries spend a billion dollars a day on various agricultural price supports, when much of this money ends up in the hands of large agribusiness? This text offers a lively, nontechnical, and up-to-date introduction to the world of agricultural subsidies.... markets, large multinational agribusiness firms have become dominant forces in the provision of inputs and the processing and ... For example, Tyson Foods handles everything in the production and commercialization of poultry products through its own ... The farmers receive baby chicks, feed, veterinary supplies, operating instructions, and everything else needed to raise the chickens from Tyson.

Title:A Billion Dollars a Day
Author:E. Wesley F. Peterson
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-04-27


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